Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney welcomed King Charles III and Camilla, the queen consort of Britain on Friday as co-owners of the Wrexham A.F.C. soccer membership in Wales, Leisure Tonight reported. Gathered on the pitch, the 4 took pictures, shook arms and laughed collectively.
“Welcome to Wrexham Season 2: Charles in Charge,” Reynolds later tweeted alongside a photograph of him and the king.
Reynolds had by no means met McElhenney when he messaged the “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” actor about buying the staff throughout the 2020 lockdowns. They did simply that in 2021, nonetheless, and filmed the method for the Disney+ docuseries “Welcome to Wrexham.”
“You really have to watch Welcome to Wrexham for this to make sense,” McElhenney tweeted Friday alongside a photograph of the 4. “And even then, it still [might not] make sense.”
Reynolds beforehand informed Yahoo the 2 actors acquired Wrexham, the world’s third-oldest skilled soccer membership, to guide an underdog staff to victory. Whereas assembly kings and queens certainly didn’t consider, sources informed ET the royals agreed to be filmed for the collection.
“I had the opportunity to see one of the other wonders of Wrexham, namely the football club, which is busy putting Wrexham on the map as never before,” stated Charles in a speech later that day, ET reported.
“And, of course, this comes after the Welsh national team has brought unprecedented international recognition to Wales through qualifying for the World Cup,” the newly topped king continued.
Whereas Reynolds is using excessive after the Individuals’s Selection Awards this week, the royal household has been fielding questions on Thursday’s launch of “Harry & Meghan” — a Netflix documentary collection about royal life from Prince Harry and his spouse, Meghan Markle.
The collection has already sparked controversy. A Buckingham Palace supply informed HuffPost that Netflix had made no try to contact the royal household about it. The streamer itself, in the meantime, stated that each Charles and Prince William’s workplaces had been contacted beforehand.
“They really don’t want to be drawn into it for the simple fact that they don’t want to give an already much-hyped docuseries even more oxygen or publicity,” royal knowledgeable Katie Nicholl informed ET. “So, I think if they can ride this out without being drawn into it, then that’s probably the strategy.”